- Title: Everton agree fee for United's Schneiderlin - reports
- Date: 10th January 2017
- Summary: MARSEILLE, FRANCE (FILE - JULY 6, 2016) (REUTERS) FRANCE MIDFIELDER MORGAN SCHNEIDERLIN WARMING UP WITH TEAM MATES TRAINING SESSION IN PROGRESS SCHNEIDERLIN, AND STRIKER, ANDRE-PIERRE GIGNAC, TRAINING PLAYERS JOGGING GIGNAC AND SCHNEIDERLIN JOGGING
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- Keywords: Morgan Schneiderlin football soccer France Manchester United Everton
- Location: ISTANBUL, TURKEY / MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, UK / NEUSTIFT IM STUBAITAL, TIROL, AUSTRIA / MARSEILLE, FRANCE
- City: ISTANBUL, TURKEY / MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, UK / NEUSTIFT IM STUBAITAL, TIROL, AUSTRIA / MARSEILLE, FRANCE
- Country: United Kingdom
- Topics: Soccer,Sport
- Reuters ID: LVA0015YI2CZJ
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- Story Text:Manchester United have agreed to sell midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin to Everton for a fee of 22 million pounds ($26.76 million), British media reported on Tuesday (January 10).
The 27-year-old France international was signed from Southampton for 25 million pounds in 2015, but has become a peripheral figure under United manager Jose Mourinho, making only eight appearances this season.
Sky Sports reported that the fee could rise to 24 million pounds with add-ons.
The news comes days after Everton manager Ronald Koeman urged the club's board to back him in the transfer market after Saturday's FA Cup exit at home to Leicester City.
Everton let slip a one-goal lead at Goodison Park with Nigerian striker Ahmed Musa's second-half double enough to condemn the Merseyside club to a 2-1 third round defeat and the likelihood of another season without silverware.
Schneiderlin was not part of the United squad to play Hull City in their League Cup semi-final first leg on Tuesday.
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